[ ih-val-yoo-ey-shuhn ]
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  1. an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.

  2. (especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.

Origin of evaluation

From the French word évaluation, dating back to 1745–55. See e-1, valuation

Other words from evaluation

  • mis·e·val·u·a·tion, noun
  • non·e·val·u·a·tion, noun
  • o·ver·e·val·u·a·tion, noun
  • re·e·val·u·a·tion, noun
  • self-e·val·u·a·tion, noun

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